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BC Raven's Eye

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BC Raven's Eye - The Aboriginal Publication of BC and Yukon
has been published since May 1997.

Contributing Editor: Debora Steel

Raven's Eye is now a monthly section within the pages of Windspeaker.


By Shayne Morrow Windspeaker Contributor BELLA BELLA, B.C.
B.C. Coastal First Nations have taken on a critical role in the future of the Great Bear Rainforest, which covers a land-base twice the size of Vancouver Island.   On Feb. 1, the province announced a comprehensive agreement that will protect 85...
Compiled by Debora Steel
The Huu-ay-aht First Nation on Vancouver Island, one of the five Maa-nulth Treaty Nations, has purchased a significant amount of land around Bamfield, including the purchase of a gas station, a lodge and marina, the 40-acre airstrip, and the...
By Shari Narine Windspeaker Contributor VANCOUV
A recent study that indicates First Nations fisheries’ catch could decline as much as 50 per cent by 2050 due to climate change is just one more factor that will impact food and economic security for British Columbia’s coastal First Nations. The...
Compiled by Debora Steel
If members of the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) treaty group ratify their treaty Agreement-in-Principle on Feb. 11 they will receive land transfers from the province. The Nations in the Cariboo region of British Columbia are negotiating a...
Compiled by Debora Steel
Simon Fraser University has approved a Burnaby campus memorial to commemorate the experience of First Nations, Metis and Inuit children who attended residential schools. It will be a part of the Faculty of Education’s new Aboriginal Gathering...
Compiled by Debora Steel
Simon Fraser University has approved a Burnaby campus memorial to commemorate the experience of First Nations, Metis and Inuit children who attended residential schools. It will be a part of the Faculty of Education’s new Aboriginal Gathering...
Compiled by Debora Steel
The Haida Nation maintain closure of the commercial herring fishery in its waters to allow time to address long-term management and conservation of herring stocks, a press release reads. The closure does not affect the traditional roe-on-kelp...
Compiled by Debora Steel
If members of the Northern Secwepemc te Qelmucw (NStQ) treaty group ratify their treaty Agreement-in-Principle on Feb. 11 they will receive land transfers from the province. The Nations in the Cariboo region of British Columbia are negotiating a...
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Lelu Island and Flora Bank is critical habitat for wild salmon, located at the mouth of the Skeena River in northwestern B.C. The area has now been declared permanently protected from industrial development by a coalition of First Nations...
Compiled by Debora Steel
Edward John, an executive member of the First Nations Summit, is calling for urgent efforts in B.C. to revive Indigenous languages. He said the 6,000 to 7,000 languages spoken by Native peoples around the world are “the essential component of...

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